Events

Gran Canaria Gay Pride 2013

Gran Canaria Gay Pride 2013 is considered to be one of the largest events on the island and attracts over 150,000 extra visitors to the south coast. This exciting and vibrant event is the second largest gay event in Spain…. (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria Romerias

The Romeria is one of the traditional customs enjoyed throughout Gran Canaria, and everyone can join in with the fun. A Romeria is a traditional pilgrimage, which every village and town will perform throughout the year. This fascinating Catholic celebration… (READ MORE)

Bruce Springsteen in Concert

Bruce Springsteen fans, listen up – Bruce is coming to Gran Canaria! 😀 Although the date hasn’t been finalised yet (few things in Gran Canaria ever are!) it is believed to be May 15th, 2012. The other venues and dates… (READ MORE)

Las Palmas Carnaval 2012 Agenda

If you are planning to visit Las Palmas during Carnaval time in 2012, you will be pleased to know that the local council has released the agenda, so you can get busy planning your trip. There is a Carnaval in… (READ MORE)

WOMAD 2011 in Las Palmas

So, what’s on in Gran Canaria in November? Well, this year’s WOMAD fiesta is scheduled for November 12th, 2011 in Santa Catalina and The Boulevard, in Las Palmas, and that is something you don’t want to miss. There will be… (READ MORE)

When is Carnaval 2012 in Gran Canaria?

Next year’s Carnaval is going to be from 3rd – 21st February in Las Palmas (according to the official website) and from 25th February until 4th March in Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles (according to the local council website). If… (READ MORE)

Festival de San Antonio, Mogan

This festival takes place between 2nd and 13th June, in Mogan. The last day is Monday 13th June, so most public buildings (like the town hall, banks etc) will be closed, although it takes more than public holidays to close… (READ MORE)

Summer Food and Fashion Week in Las Palmas

This event lasts from 10am on April 4th until 10.30pm on April 10th. You can dine for 10 euros (for dinner) or 4 euros (for breakfast or lunch) at a number of restaurants situated around Zona Comercial La Triana in… (READ MORE)

Dia de la Candelaria

Virgen de la Candelaria, or Dia de la Candelaria, is usually celebrated worldwide on February 2nd but this differs from country to country. Also known as Candlemas, Dia de la Candelaria is a Catholic holiday. It is based on the… (READ MORE)

Schedule of Dates for Las Palmas Carnaval 2011 – Plan Your Trip!

The dates for the Carnaval Las Palmas have finally been announced and you can find a complete guide here: http://lpacarnaval.com/events?locale=en as well as on our 2011 Gran Canaria calendar here: http://www.cunningcanary.com/2011-gran-canaria-festival-calendar/ If you are thinking about booking a holiday to… (READ MORE)